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Congressional Research Service Report: 'Peace Corps - Overview & Issues'

Feb 27, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The Congressional Research Service issued the following report (No. RS21168) on Feb 25, 2021, entitled "The Peace Corps: Overview and Issues" by Nick M. Brown, foreign assistance and foreign policy analyst:


Founded in 1961, the Peace Corps pursues a legislative mandate of promoting world peace and friendship by sending American volunteers to serve at the grassroots level in all corners of the world. In September 2019, there were 7,334 volunteers serving in 61 nations.